A 45-year-old female asked:
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Doc is it for surgery if i have a disc protrusion @ L5-S1? Thank you!

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Dr. Keith Baldwin
14 years experience in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Not necessarily : if there is no weakness or bowel or bladder changes it is reasonable and prudent to trial non operative care such as physical therapy
Answered on Nov 13, 2017
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